Fisherman

  • TN will approach Indian Embassy to bring back fisherman's body May 24, 2014

    Tamil Nadu Government on Saturday said it will approach the Indian Embassy in Bahrain to bring back the body of a fisherman, allegedly shot dead by pirates recently. Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in a statement said she had instructed Fisheries Department Secretary S Vijayakumar to approach the Indian Embassy in Bahrain to...
  • Pakistan summons Indian deputy envoy to protest arrest of fishermen March 17, 2014

    The Indian Deputy High Commissioner in Islamabad Gopal Baglay was on Monday summoned by the Pakistan Foreign Ministry to lodge a protest over the arrest of 13 Pakistani fishermen on March 15. According to Pakistan's Fishermen Cooperative Society, the fishermen along with their boat were well within Pakistan territorial waters, at...
  • El Salvador fisherman returns home after drifting at sea for more than a year February 12, 2014

    A fisherman who says he drifted at sea for more than a year has finally made it home to El Salvador, exhausted and speechless. Jose Salvador Alvarenga tried to address a media throng waiting at the airport, eager to fill in details about what many people have viewed as a fish...
  • CPM urges release of fishermen from Sri Lankan custody December 25, 2013

    CPI(M) on Wednesday asked the Centre to take urgent steps to secure the release of 210 Indian fishermen from Sri Lankan custody and initiate talks with Colombo on the problems being faced by "fishermen of both the countries". The party Politburo expressed concern over the "continuing arrests and detention" of Tamil...
  • 400 Indians in Pakistani prisons, confirms MEA November 1, 2013

    Around 400 Indians are in Pakistani prisons, of whom 90 have completed their sentences and are entitled to be released and sent home, a top official said on Thursday. According to external affairs ministry spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin, of the 400 Indians, 214 are civilian prisoners while 186 are fishermen. He said the...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 15, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: India summons Pak deputy envoy over fisherman killing on October 11 October 14, 2013

    The Ministry of External Affairs has summoned Pakistan deputy envoy over indiscriminate firing on unarmed Indian fishermen on October 11, one fishermen from Gujarat died in the incident. ...
  • India summons Pak deputy envoy over fisherman killing on October 11 October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ministry of External Affairs has summoned Pakistan deputy envoy over indiscriminate firing on unarmed Indian fishermen on October 11, one fishermen from Gujarat died in the incident. "The matter is being investigated. Authorities will provide us the report upon completion," said Syed Akbaruddin, spokesperson, MEA on US...
  • Modi asks govt to intervene as Pak allegedly kills Indian fisherman October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: There is no news yet on the 30 Indian fishermen who were arrested by the Pakistani Special Marines on Saturday. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has now asked the Central government to step in and probe the matter. Modi is pushing the Centre to take the matter up...
  • Fishermen killing: 'Italy will do everything to bring back marines' August 17, 2013

    Rome: Italy will do everything to bring back by Christmas two of its marines, who have been in India for over one-and-a-half years to face trial for killing two Indian fishermen, the country's special envoy in the case has said. The trial could begin by early September and if it concludes...
  • US probe rules out wrong doing in Indian fisherman killing April 9, 2013

    Washington: A US Navy investigation has ruled out any wrong doing into the killing of one Indian fisherman in a firing incident off the Persian Gulf in 2013 that also injured three others. "The investigation found that the use of force was appropriate and in accordance with Chairman, Joint Chiefs...
  • Fisherman's family accuses Salman Khan and bodyguards of harassment March 3, 2013

    Mumbai: A fisherman's family at suburban Bandra on Sunday demanded filing an FIR against actor Salman Khan and his bodyguards for allegedly threatening them to shift their boats and fishing nets which were blocking sea view from the star's cottages. Three complaints were made at the Bandra police station on September...
  • Indian fisherman escapes from Pakistan jail: Reports February 12, 2013

    Islamabad: An Indian fisherman has escaped from a jail in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi, according to media reports on February 12. The fisherman, identified by the media as Kishore, escaped while cleaning the main gate of Landhi Jail in Karachi on February 11. Two prison officials were suspended...
  • TN fisherman killed by US Navy buried in his village July 26, 2012

    Rameswaram: A Tamil Nadu fishermen who was shot dead by the US Navy off the Dubai coast was brought to his native village near here and buried on Wednesday. Sekar, hailing from Thoppu Valasai in Ramanathpuram District, was killed and three other fishermen injured on July 16 when a security team...
  • TN fisherman's body to arrive today July 25, 2012

    New Delhi: The body of Sekar Armugam, the 25-year-old Indian fishermen, who was killed in a firing by a US naval ship off the coast of United Arab Emirates, will be brought to his hometown on Wednesday. “All arrangements have been completed and tomorrow (Wednesday) the mortal remains are likely...
  • TN: CPI protests against fisherman killing July 23, 2012

    Chennai: The Communist Party of India on Monday protested in Chennai against the killing of an Indian fisherman from Tamil Nadu by a US Navy ship off the coast of Dubai last week. In the aftermath of the incident, the US had justified the use of lethal force saying the fishing...
  • Fisherman killing: US assures of thorough probe July 20, 2012

    Washington: Seeking to assuage the apprehensions of India, the United States has assured that it would conduct a "thorough and independent" probe into the death of Indian fisherman and would "keep it apprised of full facts of the incident". Earlier, the US had confirmed that shots fired by its Navy vessel...
  • Indian fisherman killing: UAE counters US claims July 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Dubai Police has countered the claims of the US in the Indian fisherman killing case. The Dubai Police has told CNN-IBN that an initial investigation suggests that the Indian boat was on its course and did not pose any danger to the US Navy ship. But the...
  • Fisherman killing: Pentagon defends actions of US Navy ship July 18, 2012

    Acting Assistant Secretary of Defense George Little says the security team on the Rappahannock was forced to fire after the vessel ignored warnings not to approach. ...
  • Indian fishermen deny US 'warning' claims July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as the Pentagon defended the US Navy ship that killed one Indian fishermen and injured three others, saying that they ignored warnings, Indian fishermen denied any such warnings by the US navy ship and said they were shot at without any provocation. The fishermen, hospitalised with gunshot wounds...
  • Fisherman killing: UAE files case against US sailor July 17, 2012

    An Indian fisherman was killed and three others injured when a US navy vessel opened fired on their boat off Dubai. ...
  • USA's response to Indian fisherman's killing July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: The US has expressed condolence to the family of the Indian fishermen who was reportedly killed by its naval forces off the Dubai coast on Monday night. The US issued a statement condoling the attack. "The Embassy of the United States of America would like to convey its condolences...
  • Fisherman killing: Dubai will take action, says SM Krishna July 17, 2012

    An Indian fisherman was shot dead and three others injured by a US Navy ship off the Dubai coast as their boat approached the ship. ...
  • Fisherman killing: India asks UAE to act July 17, 2012

    New Delhi: India on Monday asked the UAE to register a case against the US Navy ship that reportedly killed an Indian fisherman as his boat approached the ship off the Dubai coast on Monday night. Three other Indian nationals were injured in the firing. India also sought a report from...
  • Indian fisherman killed in US Navy ship firing July 17, 2012

    Dubai/Rameswaram: In what could turn into a diplomatic row, a US Navy ship opened fire on a small boat killing an Indian fishermen and injuring three others. The incident took place off the coast of Dubai. A UAE official said there were four Indians from Ramanathapuram in Tamil Nadu and...
  • Fisherman dies in Pak in May, family awaits body July 2, 2012

    New Delhi: The family of 55-year-old Rambhai Vala still don't know if they will get to perform his last rights. He was among eight fishermen aboard the trawler Rita Sagar, which was captured by Pakistani marines in November 2011. A few days ago, they received news that he had died...
  • Coast Guard boat kills TN fisherman May 12, 2012

    RAMESWARAM: Kalvin (18), a fisherman from Pamban, drowned while four others escaped when a Coast Guard (CG) patrol boat allegedly hit the country boat in which the group were fishing 11 nautical miles off the Pamban coast on Thursday night.Other fishermen in the area, on hearing the noise  caused by...
  • Indian fisherman goes missing off UAE coast March 22, 2012

    Dubai: An Indian fisherman has gone missing in the rough seas off Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE. An intensive search operation has been launched to find him. Christudas Augustine, from Kerala, was among a group of six Indian fishermen who went for fishing along with a friend of their...
  • Maldives to free 11 Indian fishermen March 2, 2012

    New Delhi: Maldivian government has agreed to release the 11 Indian fishermen apprehended by its Navy for allegedly crossing the International Maritime Boundary Line. "With timely intervention from the High Commission of India, the government of Maldives has agreed to release the 11 Indian fishermen," an official in the Ministry of...
  • Indians killed: Italian minister meets Chandy February 23, 2012

    Kottayam: In the midst of the diplomatic row between New Delhi and Rome over the killing of Indian fishermen off Kerala coast, Italian Deputy Foreign Minister Steffan de Mistura on Wednesday night met Chief Minister Oommen Chandy in Kottayam. Two guards, who allegedly shot dead two Indian fishermen on February 15,...